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Porto Elounda
Porto Elounda
Porto Elounda
Porto Elounda
Porto Elounda
Porto Elounda

On the northern coast of Crete lies Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort, a beautiful seaside retreat in an extraordinary setting. New for summer 2019 Porto Elounda will be transformed with the addition of the largest seafront pool on the island of Crete, complete with 420 square metres of gentle curves winding through the native trees and comfortable loungers in the shallows.

Why We Recommend Porto Elounda

* Set in the hillside boasting panoramic views of the Mediterranean

* Great selection of family rooms, suites and villas

* Gourmet dining across 8 fabulous restaurants

* Sensational Six Senses Spa

* Magical 'Kids Ark'

Stay at Porto Elounda for a week in the summer school holidays from £5,520 for a family of four in interconnecting porto sea view rooms on bed & breakfast with complimentary dinners at Nafsika restaurant when you book before 31st March, including luxury resort transfers and our dedicated in-resort services, 24/7 client concierge, and access to our exclusive children's programmes and our Learn Together family sports programmes.

The Detail

In a fantastic setting on the largest of the Greek islands, you'll find Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort nestled along the azure north-eastern coast, set in the hillside offering panoramic views of the protected bay. We invite you to soak up the glorious Greek sunshine on the private beach or by the pool while our in-resort team takes care of all the little details. With everything you'd expect from a premium hotel, Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort offers all guests the experience of a lifetime, with sports and activities to suit all tastes and a magical 'Kids Ark' for younger guests to explore and play in.

Experience Porto Elounda

Experience Porto Elounda

Stay at Porto Elounda for a week in the summer school holidays and enjoy:
* Powder Byrne in-resort team and client concierge
* Fantastic pb crèche for little ones
* Children's programmes: Scallywags 4-7 years, The Zone 8-11 years, PB Adventure Academy 12 years plus
* Learn Together family programmes: scuba diving, mountain biking and road cycling
From £1,380 per person on bed & breakfast

Hillside & Bayside location

Hillside & Bayside location

Porto Elounda has a stunning location on the North Eastern Crete hillside with superb views of the private bay and out across the Mediterranean. The private beach is a short walk away where you can bathe in the Aegean Sea or sunbathe under clear blue skies. Another highlight of this prime location is that the diving centre is conveniently situated next door to the hotel. All the amenities you could wish for are a stone's throw away from the blissful Porto Elounda. 

Wake up with Sea Views

Wake up with Sea Views

The recently refurbished rooms and suites are simple yet elegantly decorated and finished with wooden or marble floors and marble bathrooms. Each has a private balcony or terrace, many with shared or private pools and views of the Mediterranean. Rooms are designed to capitalise on the stunning views with lots of natural light from wall to wall windows. All modern conveniences mean you will feel right at home from the moment you open the door.

Al Fresco Fine Dining

Al Fresco Fine Dining

Porto Elounda gastronomic offering is truly outstanding with several of their restaurants having won numerous awards and the hotel's extensive dine-around programme means you can experience all of it. Our in-resort team will be delighted to tell you more about all of the restaurants and bars included in the dine-around service as well as make all of your reservations.

Six Senses Spa

Six Senses Spa

The incredible Six Senses Spa at Porto Elounda Golf & Spa Resort features 21 treatment areas including an authentic Turkish hammam, the Temidarium - a bravura space that excites all the senses, plus private Thalassotherapy Suites complete with state-of-the-art facilities to balance the senses. We'd be happy to book you in for your favourite massage, which you're welcome to have in the spa itself or in a secluded area on the hotel's private beach.

Action packed with activities

Action packed with activities

Porto Elounda Golf course is the perfect spot to enjoy a round of golf with sublime sea views. The Beach Bar and Odysseus restaurant on the waterfront provides a couple of very enticing options for the 19th hole. Alongside the golf course, the resort boasts tennis courts, a state-of-the-art gym a variety of water sports, with the addition of our Learn Together programmes, ensuring there is never a dull moment during your holiday.

Children's Programmes

Children's Programmes

From little ones in our pb crèche all the way to teens in our Adventure Academy, we have developed a range of award-winning children's programmes your kids will adore. Our crèche caters for babies and toddlers from 4 months-3 years. 4-7 year olds will be in their element in Scallywags, while 8-11 year olds will love TheZone and PB Adventure Academy caters for 12 years plus.

Learn Together Scuba Diving

Learn Together Scuba Diving

Learn to scuba dive as a family this summer, and experience the world underwater. Choose between three courses, the 'Holiday Diver', 'Scuba Diver' and 'Open Water Diver'. Sessions will take place in the morning from Monday to Friday with the afternoon free for you to enjoy the resort while the kid's have fun in our children's programmes.

Learn Together Cycling

Learn Together Cycling

Discover the island of Crete as a family by bicycle this summer. Explore untouched paths and stunning scenery as you cycle around Crete. The programme is completely tailored to you and your families wants and needs and details discussed in advance to ensure we plan your perfect cycling holiday.

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Porto Elounda

Porto Elounda

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

Pool

Pool

Porto Sea View Superior

Porto Sea View Room

Porto Sea View Suite

Porto Sea View Superior

Relaxation with a view

Six Senses Spa

Six Senses Spa

Pricing

Guide prices include resort transfers, accommodation and service as indicated. We will be pleased to assist with flight arrangements and will quote the best available fare at the time of your enquiry. Under 2s travel free with Powder Byrne. 

From
From
From
£1,380
per person
on bed & breakfast with complimentary dinner
for select weeks throughout the summer when you book before 31st March
1,050
per person
on bed & breakfast
for select weeks during May & June
£5,520
family of four
on bed & breakfast with complimentary dinner
for select weeks throughout the summer when you book before 31st March

Testimonials

"The longer we stayed, the better it got. The food was excellent and Olly recommended some fantastic local choices, too. The kids' programmes were the total star of the holiday and the thought and effort Tom put into the programmes was first class, and his enthusiasm infectious, creating the perfect environment for an unforgettable holiday."

Summer
2018

"Powder Byrne went above and beyond, we've travelled many times with them before but we especially loved our stay at Porto Elounda. The surrounding area was beautiful, with fantastic facilities and a stunning spa - we loved the yoga in the evenings. The rooms were lovely and spacious and the food was delicious each night."

Summer
2018

"Porto Elounda is a beautiful hotel and a stunning location, combined with helpful and welcoming staff. The Powder Byrne kids' programmes exceeded our expectations and we had a relaxing holiday knowing our kids were in good hands and enjoying themselves."

Summer
2018

"The childcare programmes were excellent, our kids loved it and the only downside was they didn't want to leave! The Powder Byrne team were brilliant with the kids; helpful, knowledgeable and flexible when we needed it, thank you!"

Summer
2018

"We had a fantastic holiday, many thanks to the amazing hotel and all the PB staff."

Summer
2017

"We enjoyed our holiday enormously. All the team were exceptional in how well they looked after us; suggesting trips, offering advice and help and looking after the kids so well in the scallywags programme. Everyone was fantastically friendly and very professional."

Summer
2017

"We were looked after so well by the team, as always the kids had a ball and we loved every minute. Flew by all too quickly and could not fault it."

Summer
2017

"Wow, where to start? The resort is absolutely lovely, the hotel was luxurious without being overwhelming, the spa was stunning, the hotel staff were just the right level of attentive. But once again, it was knowing that the kids were so well looked after that made the holiday so good- they enjoyed every minute at The Zone and I know how difficult that is to achieve!"

Summer
2017

"The staff were excellent, and very knowledgable about childcare. My daughter could not have had more fun, thank you. The whole Powder Byrne team are extremely friendly and helpful! They are a credit to you and fantastic ambassadors to the company."

Summer
2017

"Our kids utterly loved The Zone and I was utterly impressed by the level of care and commitment shown by the leaders."

Summer
2016

"The holiday was low stress and easy. Our kids couldn't wait to get to the kids clubs everyday, they had a fantastic time and made lots of new friends. The staff are outstanding, warm, friendly, knowledgable, helpful, fun, the list goes on. It was one of the best family holidays we've ever had. We hope to be back on another Powder Byrne adventure."

Summer
2016

"We like the culture of Powder Byrne and love the service both in resort and at head office. The team couldn't be more informative, helpful and pleasant.

Summer
2016

"Our favourite moment was the sheer delight on our sons face when we saw him playing in the sea with the other children in The Zone."

Summer
2016

"The children's programmes had amazing variety and the kids were fully occupied and as usual fantastic service."

Summer
2016

"My children had the most amazing time, we couldn’t have asked for a better team to care for and entertain our children."

Summer
2015

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